TOP NEWS

Bundy stands ground in public land conflict

Cliven Bundy’s standoff with the Bureau of Land Management over the agency’s roundup of his cattle will go down in history as a high-profile clash of Old West values with today’s federal regulations on the use of public lands and natural resources.

Settlement for lawsuit over bars on Fremont Street Experience goes belly up

The lawsuit over bars on the Fremont Street Experience was poised for a settlement Monday until a meeting at Las Vegas City Hall grew contentious and the settlement went belly up.

Baker’s giant thermometer to shine once again

A giant thermometer rising from the Southern California desert will once again be a beacon for tourists headed to and from Las Vegas.

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NEVADA

Civil rights trial starts for guardsman beaten at airport

A Las Vegas jury began hearing evidence Monday in a civil rights case filed against the Metropolitan Police Department and two of its officers. A National Guard sergeant filed suit after he landed on the wrong end of a police baton in 2007 at McCarran International Airport.

Romney endorses Hutchison for Nevada lieutenant governor

Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee, on Monday endorsed Republican state Sen. Mark Hutchison in Nevada’s lieutenant governor’s race.

Police discover man’s body in south Las Vegas

Officers responded to La Cienega Street and Neal Avenue, near St. Rose Parkway and Las Vegas Boulevard, about 7:30 p.m. and found the body of a man, Las Vegas police said.

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WORLD AND NATIONAL

Suspect in Kansas shootings faces murder charges

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. - Kansas prosecutors filed state-level murder charges Tuesday against the white supremacist accused in shootings that left three people dead at two Jewish community sites in suburban Kansas City.

Ukraine: Military recaptures eastern airport

KRAMATORSK, Ukraine - In the first Ukrainian military action against a pro-Russian uprising in the east, special forces on Tuesday recaptured a small airport that had been occupied by militiamen, the government said.

Full lunar eclipse brings out ‘blood moon’

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — Sky-gazers in North and South America were treated to a full lunar eclipse — at least those fortunate enough to have clear skies.

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BUSINESS

Golden Gaming’s taverns in marketing agreement with Hard Rock Hotel

Golden Gaming’s PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns are announcing a marketing agreement with the Hard Rock, where customers of the Southern Nevada locations can use their loyalty points for deals at the off-Strip hotel-casino.

Nevada’s gains in retail extend to 48 months

U.S. retail sales in March rose by the largest amount in 18 months, led by strong gains in sales of autos and furniture, according to a Commerce Department report on Monday. But Nevada has seen continuous retail growth for 48 months, according to the Retail Association of Nevada.

CNN anchor will host ‘14 Women’s Leadership Conference

Natalie Allen will host the 2014 Women’s Leadership Conference, the nonprofit MGM Resorts Foundation announced Monday.

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EDITORIALS

EDITORIAL: Former Assembly Speaker Dini lauded by all

Nevada lost one of its last great statesmen Thursday when former Assembly Speaker Joe Dini died at the age of 85.

LETTERS: State missing mark on Yucca Mountain

To the editor:

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SPORTS

Oh, the stories this racecar driver can tell

When he was a younger man, when he was a lieutenant colonel in the Air Force and a pilot of some repute, Bill Lusk flew Nikita Khrushchev’s bags around the U.S. during one of the former communist leader’s visits.

With eye healed, Bisping sets sights on Kennedy, title shot

Perennial Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight contender Michael Bisping is excited to be returning to action after nearly a year away due to a serious eye injury.

Thing of beauty: No. 2 Liberty erupts in tourney

Josh McCollum tossed his bat and watched his deep drive to left field in the fifth inning before he started running on the way to a stand-up double.

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LIVING

8 places to get free stuff on Tax Day

The good thing about Tax Day is companies are generally tripping over each other to give you free stuff.

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